Print with letters: Auth. Iohan Babtista [Gro]ssschedel ab Aicha; Io. Theodore de Bry excudeb.; Thico Brahae inuentor 1582
Print lacking date, attributed to Matthaeus Merian after images and text by Johann Baptist Grossschedel von Aicha
Cf. Gilly: the reference to Tycho Brahe as inventor implies only that the Calendarium imitates the method employed by the Danish astronomer
Ref.: Magic, alchemy and science 15th-18th centuries : the influence of Hermes Trismegistus, ed. Carlos Gilly, Cis van Heertum. Florence: Centro Di, 2002; The magical calendar: a synthesis of magical symbolism from the seventeenth century renaissance of medieval occultism, ed. Adam McLean. Edinburgh: Magnum Opus, Hermetic Sourceworks, 1979
The print depicts and describes a hermetic universe, with fourteen horizontal parts, each subdivided vertically into a number of sections connecting with others. The print incorporates alchemical, astrological and mystical elements
Assessed: Condition report in research file;
No table of contents. No page numbers. No title page. No copyright. No cover. Large chart was too big to shoot; photographed portions in succession.